End preventable unsafe abortion deaths
Evelyne Opondo calls for implementation of the Constitution to end preventable deaths from unsafe abortions, marking 11 years since the Constitutional Court promulgated the Constitution of Kenya 2010, a supreme order that ushered the promise of reproductive rights autonomy, including abortion care, that has still not materialised.
Lack of access to post-abortion care leading to high levels of maternal deaths
Ipas Malawi says lack of knowledge on how women can access post-abortion care in health facilities is contributing to high levels of maternal deaths in the country during a dissemination meeting for District Health Managers from the northern region districts.
l’Evenement’(Happening) about an illegal abortion wins best film in Venice
The French film, “Happening” (L’événement), by director Audrey Diwan, a hard-hitting drama about illegal abortion in France in the 1960s, has won the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice festival this month.
SOURCE: Saltwire, by Silvia Aloisi, Reuters, 11 September 2021